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MongoDB Masters in the Spotlight: Lennart Kroopman

MongoDB
Sep 7, 2012

Lennart Kroopman, our MongoDB Master of the week, is an early adopter of MongoDB and the creator of GrayLog2, a popular open source log management tool built with MongoDB. Based in Hamburg, Germany, he is currently an engineer at Xing, where he gets to hack on Ruby on Rails and GrayLog2.


What was it like getting started with MongoDB?

I started with MongoDB in late 2009 and was impressed by the...

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Derick's MongoDB and PHP American Road Trip

MongoDB
Sep 5, 2012

This was originally posted on Derick Rethans’ personal blog

Some time ago, my friend Ligaya Turmelle suggested that I should come and talk at the JaxPHP/JaxWeb, the PHP and web developers usergroup in Jacksonville, Florida. And while I was there, why not visit a few other user groups too?

At all the meetups, 10gen (my employer) has kindly provided some swag - and rumours go that I get to buy...

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10gen Announces MongoDB 2.2

MongoDB
Aug 31, 2012

A lot of time, effort and sleepless nights went into the making of MongoDB 2.2- released officially on Wednesday. Check out the blog post by CTO Eliot Horowitz which details some of the new features.

In the weeks prior to launch, the 10gen team spoke with reporters, bloggers and analysts to share what the engineers had been working on and highlighting big breakthroughs in the new version. Below...

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10gen at DrupalCon Munich

MongoDB
Aug 30, 2012

DrupalCon Birds of a FeatherDrupalCon Munich came together last week with over 1800 Drupal fans from around the world. The 10gen booth had stickers, t-shirts, and — of course — MongoDB mugs aplenty to share with attendees.

From 10gen's perspective, we are interested in how Drupal and MongoDB work together, and what we can do to help make their integration better.

Derick Rethans gave a Birds of a Feather session on...

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Forward Intel uses Mongo for ...causalâ?? analytics

MongoDB
Aug 28, 2012

This was originally posted to the Forward Intel blog

Forward Intelligence Systems has chosen MongoDB to serve as the backend datastore to support DataPoint, a new analytics system designed to reveal deeper meaning behind typical business intelligence data. Endless tables, graphs and charts are replaced with simple decision-aiding ...plain English analytics✠to help make the job of the business...

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MongoDB Masters in the Spotlight: Flavio Percoco Premoli

MongoDB
Aug 21, 2012

10gen has a number of core contributorsÃâ‚âùMongoDB User Group organizers, evangelists, contributors to the core server, connecting libraries and support forum. Last year, 10gen launched the MongoDB Masters program, to encourage the exchange of knowledge and expertise amongst MongoDB community evangelists and open source contributors. To introduce you to these core contributors, we're launching...

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MongoDB at DrupalCon Munich 2012

MongoDB
Aug 20, 2012

Fans of MongoDB and Drupal have the chance to flock together at Drupalcon in Munich this week.

Running from August 20 - 24, the official conference of the Drupal community features ...Birds of a Feather✠sessions alongside formally scheduled presentations. Included among these is a session organised by 10gen on ...Practical MongoDB and Drupalâœ.

Birds of a Feather workshops are informal and...

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Pig as Hadoop Connector, Part One: Pig, MongoDB and Node.js

MongoDB
Aug 17, 2012

This post was originally published on the Hortonworks blog.

Series Introduction

Apache Pig is a dataflow oriented, scripting interface to Hadoop. Pig enables you to manipulate data as tuples in simple pipelines without...

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New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg Visits 10gen New York Office

MongoDB
Aug 16, 2012

In an ongoing effort to support New York City Tech, Mayor Mike Bloomberg stopped by the 10gen New York Office today for a meet and greet while the company's global offices (Palo Alto, London and Dublin) tuned in and interacted with the Mayor via internet stream.

Only scheduled for a short visit, the Mayor spent more than an hour with the team discussing his personal history in tech, answering...

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10gen To Attend, Sponsor 'NoSQL Now!' for Second Year

MongoDB
Aug 15, 2012

10gen will be sponsoring the second annual NoSQL Now!, from August 21st through the 23rd in San Jose, California. The goal of the educational conference is to ...describe the diversity of NoSQL technologies available to all organizations to address their business needs, and to offer objective evaluation processes to match the right NoSQL solutions with the right business challenge.âœ

10gen and...

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